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top 5 tips for reading with your toddler

Top 5 tips for reading with your toddler

  • reading

VIDEO: This episode of Parents Playbook features tips for sharing books with your toddler, which helps them develop the language skills and vocabulary…

quality talk beats quantity of words

For language development, quality talk beats quantity of words

  • language

A recent study shows that the number of back-and-forth conversations you have with your young child is more important for brain development and language skills…

young child playing with simple toys

Best toys and gifts for young kids

  • play

Check out our interactive guide to free or inexpensive gifts that promote learning for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. (The best gift of all is quality time…

Car seat safety

New from AAP: ‘Children should ride in a rear-facing car safety seat as long as possible’

  • safety

The American Academy of Pediatrics now advises that young kids should ride in a rear-facing car seat as long as possible. This will include almost all children…

parents read book and spend quality time with toddler

Parents Playbook: Quality Time!

  • parenting

This episode of FTF’s Parents Playbook is about being in the zone.

parent running while shopping with a toddler

Expert advice on shopping with a toddler: ‘They’re not trying to be naughty.’

  • parenting

For busy parents, a routine trip to the grocery store can be a challenge. Make things less stressful and more positive for you and your little one.

Picky eaters - toddler not wanting to eat food

Babies and toddlers can be fussy or picky eaters. Sometimes it’s more serious.

  • health and nutrition

Children with pediatric feeding disorders are more than fussy babies or picky eaters. But it can be very hard for parents to recognize the difference.​

Mother playing with daughter rattle

Pay attention to your child’s development

  • child development

Every child develops at their own pace, but there are certain milestones they should reach from birth to 5 years old.

Family with child reading

Arizona kids less likely to get screened

  • child development

​​Efforts underway to increase screening rates and connect families to resources​

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